HC Deb 07 December 1971 vol 827 cc293-4W
Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) how many persons who are currently unemployed are receiving no unemployment benefit;

(2) how many of the people included in the most recent unemployment figures are in receipt of unemployment benefit;

Mr. Bryan

At 11th October, 129,909 people had been registered as unemployed for more than 52 weeks, and 19,299 were school-leavers who had not entered employment since terminating full-time education. At 8th November, the number of unemployed school-leavers was 11,935.